Sport at John McGlashan

Sport and cultural activities are seen as a major part of a student’s life at John McGlashan College.  Sport is encouraged for students in Years 7-13, as are the interhouse haka, singing, athletics, swimming and cross-country events.  Staff try to cater for a wide variety of interests and abilities and encourage both elite performance and enthusiastic involvement.  John McGlashan College has a proud history and strength in both sport and the performing arts.  They are seen as an important part of the College and contribute much to the culture and experience that is John McGlashan College.

All students from Year 9 through to Year 13 are encouraged to take part in at least one summer and one winter sport or activity.  If they choose an activity that runs for the whole year, they should also take part in at least one other activity in either summer or winter.


Sport director: Mr Carruthers

Phone: 021 924 714



St Andrew's Winter Sports Exchange

With the McGlashan Formal on the night before, the 11 am departure was early enough for some. Nevertheless, we got away on time and looking smart in dress uniform.

Posted: Friday June 15, 2018

McGlashan Cross Country 2018

It’s Cross Country time again, depending on your perception; Cross Country conjures up many different feelings.

Posted: Wednesday May 23, 2018

Waihi Sports Exchange

The Waihi sports exchange is an experience that McGlashan boys talk about for years afterward.

Posted: Tuesday May 22, 2018

South Island Athletics, 2018

With all eyes on Josh Hou, it was another athlete that gained his share of the limelight at the South Island Secondary School Track meet in Timaru.

Posted: Thursday March 29, 2018